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Big Bill Broonzy

Big Bill Broonzy was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. His career began in the 1920s, when he played country blues to mostly African-American audiences. Through the 1930s and 1940s he successfully navigated a transition in style to a more urban blues sound popular with working-class African-American audiences. In the 1950s a return to his traditional folk-blues roots made him one of the leading figures of the emerging American folk music revival... Read More

Birth nameLee Conley Bradley
Also known asWillie Broonzy, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Bill Broomsley
BornJune 26, 1903 (disputed)
Lake Dick, Arkansas, United States, or Scott, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedAugust 14, 1958 (aged 55)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
GenresBlues, Country blues, Chicago blues, spirituals, protest songs
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, sharecropper, preacher
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, fiddle
Years active1927–1958

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